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Laura Mercier Cosmetics launches in Canada

25-May-2017 - Having been acquired by Shiseido Americas Corporation last year, the prestige brand’s portfolio of color cosmetics, skin care, bath and body care, and fragrance is now available in Canadia. Several...

Spotlight on Biomimetic Materials

25-May-2017 - Biomimetics now plays a key part in cosmetic formulation, but what is true biomimetic activity and what to look for when determining biomimetic efficacy? And since it is about mimicking...

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K-beauty forecasting: product trends making it West

25-May-2017 - In this guest article, K-beauty consultant Ju Rhyu reveals her insights into the new Korean beauty products and categories making their way to western markets.

The Estée Lauder Companies announce new leadership for skin care, hair, and color cosmetics brands

24-May-2017 - This week the beauty company announced new executives and a leadership transition plan that will affect four prestige and luxury brands. The changes taking place are meant to ensure accelerated...

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Conservative spending habits impact product, positioning and price

24-May-2017 - With fear acting as a key driver in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) market, we caught up with Delon Wang, Trends Manager, Asia Pacific at Mintel and asked about the impact that...

APAC tourists choose Japanese beauty

24-May-2017 - Loyal customers throughout Asia-Pacific are strengthening Japan’s export market through repeat purchases made after returning from their travels.

Hindustan Unilever prepares Citra for India launch

24-May-2017 - Consumer goods company Hindustan Unilever (HUL) reveals it is getting set to bring its skin care brand, Citra, to India.

Chinese league of legends team partners with Gillette

23-May-2017 - EDward Gaming (EDG),  the professional eSports League of Legends team in China, will support Gillette in its efforts to boost male grooming market share in the leading APAC nation by...

Oat Cosmetics selects distributors in Malaysia and Taiwan

23-May-2017 - Oat-derived cosmetics ingredients manufacturer and supplier, Oat Cosmetics, has appointed distributors in Malaysia and Taiwan to build upon Asia-Pacific demand for natural cosmetics.

Its'Demo releases Pokemon-inspired cosmetics

23-May-2017 - Japanese lifestyle company Its’Demo leverages the success of the Pokemon Go phenomenon, launched on home soil, to promote its Pokemon-themed cosmetics range.

Euromonitor analyst weighs in on Colgate-Palmolive potential sale

23-May-2017 - Euromonitor, a market research provider, has released analyst insight on the potential Colgate-Palmolive sale.

in-cosmetics Korea to celebrate country’s €10 bn domestic market

22-May-2017 - As Korea Customs Service reports a 44% increase in cosmetics imports from Korea in 2015 to 2016, and as the K-cosmetics market is expected to reach €10.95 bn this year,...

Estée Lauder and DFS launch #beautyallnight WeChat campaign

22-May-2017 - Skin care and make up magnate, Estée Lauder, and luxury product travel retailer, DFS, have launched their #beautyallnight social media marketing drive to appeal to the Millennial demographic....

AkzoNobel and Atul gear up for 2019 Indian production plans

22-May-2017 - On 15th May 2017, multinational name, AkzoNobel, formalised its partnership with chemicals manufacturing company, Atul, and will begin production of monochloroacetic acid (MCA) in India in 2019.

Intelligent printing to transform Chinese packaging

17-May-2017 - The All in Print China 2018 press conference revealed how the printing industry is entering into the intelligent era, to boost creativity and overseas appeal.

Kuala Lumpur personalises the shopping experience

17-May-2017 - The Malaysian capital welcomed visitors to its first Bangsar Shopping Centre Beauty and Fashion Week to offer shoppers an immersive and sensory experience.

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Cell therapy: Scientific breakthrough treats signs of ageing

17-May-2017 - With almost two decades of cell therapy experience, Lee Buckler, President and CEO of RepliCel Life Sciences, has pioneered cell science approaches in the field of regenerative medicine. We continued...

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Cell therapy innovation set to reverse impacts of ageing

16-May-2017 - As anti-ageing solutions evolve to meet growing demands around environmental concerns, we spoke to Lee Buckler, President and CEO, RepliCel Life Sciences, about how its latest cell technology aims to...

China gears long-term sustainability strategy to overseas activities

16-May-2017 - The leading APAC cosmetics nation focuses on how to achieve its 2030 agenda goals for sustainable development, following the release of the 2017 Report on the Sustainable Development of Chinese Enterprises Overseas.

GCPL launches hair care and soap range amid strong domestic growth

16-May-2017 - Fast moving consumer goods leader (FMCG), Godrej Consumer Products (GCPL), prepares to release its new range of hair colourants and soaps in India and Indonesia.

China prepares for Industry 4.0 lead

15-May-2017 - As the Chinese government pushes ahead with its Made in China 2025 strategy, Euromonitor International reports the leading APAC cosmetics market is set to overtake Germany for the position of...

Skin care leads digital advertising spend in Thailand

15-May-2017 - Three dominant beauty sectors top the Digital Advertising Association’s (DAAT) digital spend list in Thailand in 2017.

L'Oreal's Ultra Doux partners with TerraCycle

15-May-2017 - Ultra Doux, L'Oreal’s Chinese hair care brand, teams up with waste management company, TerraCycle, to handle hair care packaging waste sustainably.

Taiwan tightens cosmetics rules

10-May-2017 - APAC regulatory portal, Chemlinked, reports how Taiwan’s cosmetics industry has had a strict overhaul, designed to enable the country to better manage its beauty trading activities.

Luxasia and Anchanto to advance e-commerce beauty

10-May-2017 - Beauty products distributor, Luxasia, provides funding to Singapore-based e-commerce platform, Anchanto, to support its expansion plans in Asia-Pacific (APAC) markets.

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